Embassy of Switzerland in Algeria

The embassy premises in Alger
Embassy of Switzerland in Algeria © FDFA

As the official representation of Switzerland, the Embassy covers all matters concerning diplomatic relations between the two countries. It represents Swiss interests in the areas of political, economic, financial and legal affairs, as well as science, education and culture.

The tasks of the embassy

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

On June 23, 2021, the Federal Council decided to lift the entry restrictions for persons from third countries who are vaccinated.

For vaccinated third-country nationals, the regular entry requirements will apply again from June 26, 2021.

Entry restrictions continue to apply to foreign nationals who are not vaccinated and are without rights of free movement, entering from risk countries or regions and who do not belong to any of the exceptional categories of the Covid 19 Regulation 3.

For additional information, please consult the webpage of the State Secretariat for Migration (SEM).

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic there are special rules for people entering Switzerland. Please refer to the information of the Federal Office of Public Health (FOPH).

Useful numbers

Civil ambulance : 16 ou
Ambulance 16 (Alger) : 0 21 23-50-50
Ambulance CHU Mustapha-Pacha : 3016
Ambulance 25 (Constantine) : 0 31 64-12-12/ 64-13-13/ 64-14-14
Ambulance 09 (Blida) : 0 25 41-09-09
Ambulance 19 (Sétif) : 0 36 91-60-60/ 036448585
Ambulance 23 (Annaba) : 0 38 86-23-23
Ambulance 26 (Médéa) : Tel : /025793939
Ambulance 31 (Oran) : 0 41 40-31-31
Poison Control Center (Alger) : 0 21 97-98-98
SOS Ambulance Alger : 021 50 77 77
Telephone medical assistance: 115 (Numéro Vert toute wilaya)
Youth assistance and distress: 116 (Numéro Vert toute wilaya).
Ministry of Health and Population: 0 21 27-97-93


A greeting from the Ambassador

Switzerland and Algeria

Swiss diplomacy and engagement in the fields of education, culture and the economy


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